Fears over the impact on the tourism trade proved decisive as councillors narrowly rejected the 'unusual' scheme.
Two other people, including a young girl, were also injured in the incident at the weekend, police say.
Nearly 40 people could be accommodated if the new proposal is approved next week.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a man's death today.
Community leaders have branded plans to turn part of a hotel into a house of multiple occupation (HMO) as “unacceptable” and “unrealistic”.
Senior councillors have branded the state of West Norfolk's hospital building as 'frightening' as they renewed their demands for funds to rebuild it.
A metal detectorist has claimed an energy firm is barring him from searching for lost treasure.
An attempt to force a debate on the issue was blocked, despite a colourful protest by campaigners against it.
A protest has taken place as campaigners bid to force Norfolk County Council to oppose plans for a huge waste incinerator on West Norfolk's border.
A haulage company tipped off police after sending home a worker for failing a breath test, magistrates heard.
The defendants will appear in court again next month accused of offences in Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
A husband and wife were each jailed for five years for exploiting women flown in from Europe and South America, a court was told.
Councillors will decide whether to allow a cross-border solar farm plan at a special meeting next week.
A councillor has urged leaders to join criticism of an incinerator project's handling – but they would not be drawn.
Police say thousands of pounds of cash and jewellery were stolen in a raid.
But magistrates imposed a suspended prison sentence after the defendant admitted driving while disqualified for a third time.
Officials are seeking planning consent to keep buildings used in a key conservation project at a popular West Norfolk nature site.
The woman is due back in court later this month accused of stealing goods worth more than £11,000.
A popular footballer will be off the roads for the next four years following a court hearing.
A key figure in the fight against the King's Lynn incinerator bid believes the area's MPs will join the fight if enough voters tell them to do so.